Newcastle Target Pochettino as New Manager
English Premier League side Newcastle United have singled out former Southampton and Tottenham Hotspur coach Mauricio Pochettino as their number one choice to take over at Saint James' Park, according to SkySports.Newcastle, who are undergoing a takeover by Saudi royals, could soon become one of the richest clubs in the Premier League and are already looking to flex their financial muscle.As per SkySports, Newcastle are willing to offer Pochettino £19m per year, which would make him the league's second-highest-paid managed behind Pep Guardiola at Manchester City.Pochettino is one of the most h...
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Premier League Recap: Chelsea & Arsenal Tie, Bournemoth Beats Brighton
The Premier League saw some great action as Man City defeated Sheffield United 1-0, Bournemouth defeated Brighton 3-1, and both Newcastle and Everton, as well as Chelsea and Arsenal, tied 2-2.Chelsea vs. Arsenal – Tied 2-2Coming into the match, a lot of focus was on the two managers. Chelsea’s Frank Lampard has started to get heat for a difficult team run, while Arsenal’s Mikel Arteta has been accused of doing little to improve Arsenal’s fortunes since taking over.With the match tied at one a piece, Chelsea took the lead on a great goal by Cesar Azpilicueta, but an Arsenal score by Hector Bell...
UK fishermen take to the water demanding speedy Brexit
Newcastle (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Starting off from North Shields, a small town in northeast England that has been a fishermen's haven since 1225, a dozen ships sailed up the River Tyne to Newcastle on Friday demanding Brexit by March 29.Around 50 fishermen were on board the boats, which were festooned with banners reading "Save Britain's Fish" and "You've Betrayed Us Again" -- a day after MPs in Westminster voted in favour of delaying Brexit.The demonstration was to urge the country's leaders to "ensure we leave on the 29th of March," the currently scheduled date of departure, according to o...
Soccer: Newcastle agree on $12.5 mil. deal with Muto: reports
Newcastle United have agreed to sign Japan international striker Yoshinori Muto from Mainz for 9.5 million pounds (about $12.5 million), British media reported Thursday.The 26-year-old, who played for Japan at this summer's World Cup, scored a personal-high eight goals in 27 matches in his third season with the German club."We have had good and constructive discussions with Newcastle United and we have come to an agreement in principle," Sky Sports quoted Mainz sporting director Rouven Schroder as saying."There are still some key details to clarify, but we are confident that we will soon reach...